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John M. Arrison-Preite

January 3, 2022

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John M. Arrison Preite sadly passed away on January 3, 2022 at the young age of 64. Born in South Philadelphia, PA, the eldest child of the late Jack and Margaret Arrison, John lived most of his life in Hatboro, PA alongside his beloved wife Elise M Preite for 42 beautiful years of marriage. Devoted father of Jaison (Myrian), and Nicolas (Sloane). Loving grandfather of Bella, Vincenzo, Ariana, Riley and Colin. Dear brother of Robert Arrison (Barbara), William Arrison, and Christine Benson (Robert).

John was admired by all who knew him for his unmatched love for his family. He was a loving and devoted husband to his wife Elise. The two shared an inseparable love for one another. John would not go anywhere without his love Elise by his side. Commitment, support, trust, compassion, love, and partnership are just a few words describing John and Elise's marriage.

He was a loving father and a wonderful pop-pop. There was nothing he enjoyed more than spending his moments with loved ones and his dear grandchildren. Family always came first with John. He never missed an opportunity to see his boys or the grandchildren. Beneath a tough exterior John was truly softhearted and treasured his kids. He was the happiest when around his children who simply adored their dad and Pop-Pop.

As a coach, John knew how to get the most out of his kids and players. He was influential in his son's athletics, coaching both their youth hockey and basketball teams. John’s greatest coaching achievement was leading his son's hockey team to a Silver medal in the Junior Olympics. John would likely attest that any moment spent with his boys were his favorite moments regardless of success. As an automobile enthusiast he knew every detail needed to make a show quality car. Winning numerous trophies and recognition for his own cars, work, and contributing to the success of his sons and friends builds.

John will be forever known as Mr. Christmas for his wholesome love of the holiday season all year round. He filled the hearts of many with his beautiful neighborhood lighting displays and jolly Santa like spirit. The annual family trip to Hershey, PA at Christmas just to have everyone together which became a family tradition. John's love and passion will continue through everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him.

John was a selfless, strong, trustworthy and compassionate man who truly put others before himself and made you feel like part of his family. He would always be there for you without questioning. John will be remembered as a caring son, loyal brother, committed husband, devoted father, and loyal friend. John's time with us was far too short, he will be truly missed, forever loved, and never forgotten.

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